Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 6 months to 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Local Area Network (LAN)
England > North East
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 49 97
Rank change year-on-year -45 +48 -26
Contract jobs citing LAN 13 59 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.01% 4.55% 2.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.22% 23.89% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 48 40
North East median daily rate £275 £420 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.52% +15.86% +5.54%
10th Percentile £102 £263 £269
90th Percentile £342 £610 £440
England median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year - -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
North East median hourly rate £31.00 £17.75 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +74.65% -2.71% -
10th Percentile £21.00 £16.68 £16.99
90th Percentile £41.40 £18.63 £20.25
England median hourly rate £19.75 £16.52 £21.34
% change year-on-year +19.59% -22.61% +10.86%

LAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 249 247 648
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 19.30% 19.06% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 166 384
North East median daily rate £325 £348 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.47% +17.80% -
10th Percentile £238 £208 £209
90th Percentile £500 £524 £425
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 44
North East median hourly rate £15.70 £37.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.13% +33.93% +73.27%
10th Percentile £10.50 £14.75 £15.00
90th Percentile £42.75 £43.00 £36.35
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +17.65%

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in the North East

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing LAN in the North East.

Contractor daily rate trend for LAN in the North East

LAN
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in the North East over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LAN in the North East

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN in the North East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for LAN in the North East

LAN
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in the North East over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for LAN in the North East

LAN
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the North East region over the 6 months to 21 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -45 9 £290 -30.95% 3
Durham -3 4 £145 -45.21% 5
LAN
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for LAN.

1 8 (61.54%) Windows
1 8 (61.54%) WAN
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
4 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
4 5 (38.46%) HP
5 4 (30.77%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 4 (30.77%) Unix
5 4 (30.77%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Samba
6 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
6 3 (23.08%) HPUX
6 3 (23.08%) Solaris
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (23.08%) Perl
6 3 (23.08%) Sun
6 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
7 2 (15.38%) X.500
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) DNS
7 2 (15.38%) Citrix
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
7 2 (15.38%) GMP

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2000
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) X.500
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Administrator
1 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Lync Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Signage
3 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.69%) Life Science
3 1 (7.69%) NHS
3 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
3 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Unix
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) HPUX
4 3 (23.08%) Solaris
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (15.38%) Time Management
2 1 (7.69%) Break/Fix
2 1 (7.69%) Change Control
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Hardware Maintenance
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
2 1 (7.69%) Security Management
2 1 (7.69%) Validation
2 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Perl
1 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) GMP
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Samba
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) HP
3 4 (30.77%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) Sun
5 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) Apple
6 1 (7.69%) Capita
6 1 (7.69%) Dell
6 1 (7.69%) EMC
6 1 (7.69%) Google
6 1 (7.69%) Siemens
6 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL
6 1 (7.69%) Veeam
6 1 (7.69%) Wyse